Yahoo's mobile apps are now material to the company and on a $1.2 billion annual run rate. Google dances around the mobile monetization topic even as Facebook can't shut up about its small screen plans.
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The latest Facebook app upgrades are designed to help developers better measure the performance and retention of their apps among their users.
Apple has given a select few companies, including Facebook, an early wearable SDK, signalling that third-party apps will run on its new wrist-wearable.
Autodesk is offering schools and universities in Australia and New Zealand free access to its suite of design software and creativity apps, in an education program that it claims is valued at more than AU$25 million.
The search giant's Google My Business service provides SMBs a suite and apps to manage their presence. The move highlights how Google and Facebook are actively courting SMBs and their ad dollars.
PayPal president David Marcus has left the mobile payments giant to work on Facebook's growing number of instant messaging users.
Is Facebook turning a new leaf when it comes to privacy? Maybe, maybe not, but users might have a little more control over third-party apps connecting to the social network.
Facebook's awaited mobile ad idea, the Audience Network, is real and ready to do the money number-crunching for developers.
Facebook Messenger, Yahoo Messenger and Blackberry Messenger are among the top battery-draining mobile apps on the market, according to a new report by Alcatel-Lucent.
The company added to its MobileFirst portfolio with development tools, preconfigured apps for verticals and more design studios.
The North Carolina data center is built upon the bare bones, power-optimized premise of the Open Compute Project, with design efficiencies that Facebook says saved $1.2 billion in infrastructure costs.
Survey confirms enterprise users want the same simplicity and ease as they get from mobile apps. But user design and quick app turnarounds aren't part of the enterprise DNA, yet.
Facebook continues to make information about its datacenter design and operations available for public scrutiny.
With Facebook unifying its desktop and mobile experiences at the expense of design pyrotechnics it's possible that other companies will follow.
When Canonical introduced its new Ubuntu Unity interface, a major design element was a global, universal menu that all apps would use. Things have changed. Canonical is switching back to local app menus.
Hindustan Levers and Internet.org, a Facebook-led alliance, want to uplift India's rural unconnected by wiring them. And there I was, thinking that they only wanted to flog soap and messaging apps to them.
[UPDATE] A bug in the Facebook mobile app allows a malicious app to prevent users from removing it. Updated to include Facebook reaction.
Facebook is open sourcing a new security tool intended to help developers write apps that are more secure and efficient on Android.
If it can't make a phone itself, Paper demonstrates Facebook will just take over your phone through apps.
Offering multi-device support and more features, will messaging apps like LINE and Facebook Messenger, may snatch users away from WhatsApp?
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